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Synonyms for brake

Synonyms for brake

an instrument or means of restraining

Synonyms for brake

any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

large coarse fern often several feet high

an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant

anything that slows or hinders a process

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stop travelling by applying a brake

cause to stop by applying the brakes

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Automotive braking system market is further segmented based on technology into antilock braking system, electronic stability control and regenerative braking system.
The new SKD brakes feature cylindrical guide pins that transmit the tangential braking force from the brake lining to the brake housing and mounting stand.
Electric vehicles can normally be equipped with regenerative braking (RB) system [7] in addition to the HB system.
Because of concerns with corrosion of steel brake disks--corrosion pitting speeds the wear of brake linings and reduces braking effective-ness--different metals have been tried.
When the vehicle is in braking, the brake clutch 6 is merged, while the driving clutch 19 is detached, the wheel motor works as a generator, the feedback brake transmission component feedback the wheel moving energy to the brake pushing component through transmission components, brake pushing component respectively transmits the moving energy to the braking energy reusing component and the brake component, thus realizes the vehicle braking.
Phantom' brake failures are tricky for police to pinpoint, because if the brakes are tested after an accident when the fluid has cooled down, then the braking function will appear normal.
Ian Bentley, vice president for products and services at Cirrus Design, said Cirrus calls for "rigorous checks" of the braking system in its aircraft during 50-hour and 100-hour inspections.
Dunlop Aerospace is currently being merged with Aircraft Braking Systems Corporation (ABSC) to create Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems.
has introduced two new large hydraulic caliper brakes aimed at a variety of heavy-duty, off-highway service braking applications in equipment such as scrapers, haul trucks and earthmovers.
Svendborg Brakes A/S has delivered and installed five intelligent braking systems for a conveyor system upgrade at the Radomiro Tomic operation in Chile.
Inspectors also examined the antique train's braking system and said the counterbalanced cars, which move in tandem up and down Bunker Hill, may not have had a backup emergency track brake, standardized equipment on modern funiculars that could have halted the fatal slide.
Editor's Note: Jacobs Vehicle Systems, Bloomfield, CT, designs, manufactures and sells a full line of auxiliary braking products.
A recent development in this area is based on the assumption of differential human behavior for abrupt braking versus regular braking.
If you are braking without antilocks in an emergency, don't jam on the brakes.
Will asbestos-free friction products allow motor vehicles to meet current and proposed braking standards?